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Legionellosis Disease

Legionellosis Disease: Argentina’s mystery pneumonia outbreak, where 11 people have been infected has finally been identified as Legionellosis by the country’s health ministry. Legionellosis is a “pneumonia-like illness that varies in severity from mild febrile illness to a serious and sometimes fatal form of pneumonia,” according to the WHO. The disease typically spreads via inhalation […]

Global Alliance For Industry Decarbonization (GAID)

Global Alliance For Industry Decarbonization (GAID): IRENA along with major companies have launched GAID with the aim to accelerate net-zero ambitions and decarbonization of the industrial value chains. The term decarbonization literally means the reduction of carbon. It will Allow dialogue and coordinated action 1st meeting will be held at COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, […]

WEST: A New I-STEM Initiative

WEST: A New I-STEM Initiative A new Indian Science Technology and Engineering facilities Map (I-STEM) initiative called “Women in Engineering, Science, and Technology (WEST)” was launched. The WEST programme will cater to women with a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) background and empower them to contribute to the science, technology, and innovation ecosystem. Through […]

India-Bangladesh Relation

India-Bangladesh Relation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina held bilateral talks in New Delhi to review and further strengthen the all-encompassing India-Bangladesh partnership. The India-Bangladesh delegation level talks were led by both leaders. Issues related to connectivity, energy, water resources, trade and investment, border management and security, development partnership and regional […]

Nasal Covid Vaccine

Nasal Covid Vaccine: Bharat Biotech’s ChAd36-SARS-CoV-S COVID-19 (Chimpanzee Adenovirus Vectored) recombinant nasal vaccine has been approved by Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) for primary immunization against COVID-19 in 18+ age group for restricted use in emergencies. This is India’s first intranasal vaccine for COVID-19. The product – iNCOVACC – is stable at 2-8°C for […]